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The Tastiest Flavor Combinations in All of Food-dom

Updated September 18, 2020 90.1k votes 3.8k voters 39.6k views71 items

In the culinary world, there are some food combos that are simply non-brainers. Flavors like chocolate and peanut butter or macaroni and cheese just make sense. The moment you put them on your tongue, you get it. Proper food combining can take years to master, but it’s one of the most fun ways to learn your way around the kitchen. You basically get to eat a bunch of odd combinations of foods and flavors and see what works the best. For instance, if you want to try salmon and coriander, go ahead and knock yourself out. The following list is a collection of some of the tastiest food combinations in all of the culinary world.

Some of the best food combinations are the most unexpected. It isn’t immediately apparent that chicken and waffles or lemon zest and parsley would pair so well together, until you take them out for a spin. Food combination is a science, so if you’re going to go willy nilly in your kitchen, please know that there are some food combining rules and you probably shouldn’t start jamming stuff into your mouth just to see what it tastes like. That kind of food combining is the quickest way to an upset stomach and a bad taste in your mouth.

Read through this list of the best taste pairings in the world to get an idea of what food combining is and then vote up your favorite food combinations. If you don’t see a pairing you know for a fact is delicious and life-changing, be sure to add it to the list for the benefit of food lovers everywhere.
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  • Chips + Salsa1
    1,500
    293

    Chips + Salsa

  • Bread + Butter2
    2,097
    442

    Bread + Butter

  • Cereal + Milk3
    1,478
    291

    Cereal + Milk

  • Butter + Popcorn4
    1,979
    444

    Butter + Popcorn

  • Macaroni + Cheese5
    2,151
    510
  • Cookies + Milk6
    1,995
    481

    Cookies + Milk

  • Crackers + Cheese7
    1,320
    298

    Crackers + Cheese

  • Chips + Nacho Cheese8
    1,241
    279

    Chips + Nacho Cheese

  • Chocolate + Peanut Butter9
    2,198
    563

    Chocolate + Peanut Butter

  • Mashed Potatoes + Gravy10
    1,333
    368

    Mashed Potatoes + Gravy

  • Bacon + Eggs11
    1,817
    560

    Bacon + Eggs

  • Graham Crackers, Marshmallow + Chocolate12
    1,072
    303

    Graham Crackers, Marshmallow + Chocolate

    Basically... S'mores..

     

  • Strawberries + Whipped Cream13
    1,164
    348

    Strawberries + Whipped Cream

  • Cookies + Cream14
    1,051
    329
  • Peanut Butter + Jelly15
    1,689
    647

    Peanut Butter + Jelly

  • Strawberry + Chocolate16
    973
    356

    Strawberry + Chocolate

    Chocolate bars, Croisssant filling, donut filling..

  • Cake + Ice Cream17
    1,639
    642

    Cake + Ice Cream

  • Bacon + Cheeseburger18
    1,369
    540

    Bacon + Cheeseburger

  • Bagels + Cream Cheese19
    251
    54

    Bagels + Cream Cheese

  • Vanilla + Chocolate20
    776
    296

    Vanilla + Chocolate

    Croissant filling...

  • Pretzel + Chocolate21
    1,318
    575

    Pretzel + Chocolate

  • Apple + Caramel22
    1,367
    615
  • Cinnamon + Apple23
    195
    40

    Cinnamon + Apple

  • Grilled Cheese + Tomato Soup24
    1,287
    583

    Grilled Cheese + Tomato Soup

  • Ham + Cheese25
    1,298
    616